What is it like to give new hope through a new look? Just ask a Lithia Springs woman who is stitching together wigs for children who have lost or can’t grow hair.Wig designer Quilla Bohannon recently started this labor of love.

“I’m really about building confidence, not tearing children down. They deserve to feel like everyone else,” she explained as she stitched a small, customized cap.

Quilla’s newest client is Violet, whom she spoke with on FaceTime Tuesday night, getting a feel for what the 5-year-old wanted. Violet has leukemia and is beautiful with a bald head, but she really wants some locks to swing around as she dances:

“I like it longer and I like the purple with the pink beads,” she instructed.

Quilla’s social media inboxes have filled with requests from parents already dealing with the medical and financial burdens. Wigs aren’t cheap.

“It’s hit a soft spot in my heart,” she admitted.

But soft spots don’t pay for supplies, like the beads, lace and human hair. So Quilla has started a fundraiser called Free Wigs for Kids.

Here is the fundraiser link: https://www.gofundme.com/FreeWigs4kids

Source: Fox5Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, GA

Explore. Be Inspired. Get Involved.

Donate on her GoFundMe page

Keep up with Quilla on Instagram

The Art of Saving Humanity

The Art of Saving Humanity provides refugee-centered art programs that support emotional healing and livelihood opportunities, preserve cultural integrity, and bridge cross-cultural communication among refugees and the communities within which they resettle.

Read More


0 Comments5 Minutes

Cohan Zarnock Photography

"Voice is given to those who no longer wish to be silent." - C. Zarnock

Read More


0 Comments2 Minutes

Beatboxing Buddhist Monk

Yogetsu Akasaka is a Japanese Zen Buddhist monk who creates music for meditations. But not the kind most people are familiar with.

Read More


0 Comments2 Minutes